The Solace of Cedarwood Oil (Cedrus atlantica)

By | September 28th, 2014|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Newsletter Postings|

My Re-Acquaintance with My Long Lost Calming Companion I have always been drawn to calming essential oils. This is why the “grounding” oils of the pine family have never been absent from my “essential oils wellness- tool kit.” Recently, I was away for the weekend and realized I had forgotten to pack my lavender oil! [...]

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Essential Oils Highlight-Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica)

By | August 27th, 2008|Essential Oils|

Botanical Family: Cedarwood belongs to the Pinaceae (conifer) botanical family. Chemical Constituents: 1. The majority, up to 85%, of Cedarwood’s constituents are sesquiterpenes (alpha, beta, gamma himachalene, and cadinene). Sesquiterpenes are compounds that suppress microbial growth, oxygenate the brain, and have calming properties. In general, sesquiterepenes are soothing to tissues and work as liver and [...]

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Using Essential Oils for Mold-Related Illness with Dr. Jill Crista, ND (Ep. 402)

By | February 20th, 2024|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

(Listen to the Full Episode Here.) This is a very special episode of the Essential Oil Revolution. In it, an important and misunderstood topic that is near and dear to my heart, mold-related illness, is discussed. Importantly, how essential oils can help those struggling with this condition are highlighted. I am excited and [...]

The Holy Oils of Frankincense, Myrrh, and Spikenard: Merging Spirituality, Religion, Health, and Modern Medicine

By | December 22nd, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Introduction: A Transformation in Modern Medicine Our mechanistic approach to treating the physical body has led to substandard health results, especially in comparison to the financial investment. Although the United States has the highest expenditure on medical care in relation to most developed nations, it ranks last overall in all healthcare outcomes, except [...]

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Essential Oils for Stress, Holiday Havoc, Resiliency, Mental Health, and Mind-Body Harmony the Whole Year Through

By | December 9th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Essential Oils to Alleviate System-Wide Stress Attacks The latest survey regarding stress in America is a bit worrying. Results indicate that over 80% of participants are experiencing high levels of stress, particularly around finances. Due to the compounded effect of everyday irritations, the holidays upon us, and world events, it’s important to find [...]

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5 Essential Oils to Lower Stress and Increase Happiness Over the Holidays (and Every Day)

By | December 2nd, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Smelling Holiday Cheer The holidays are here and along with them comes more stress. Although the celebrations spur excitement and joy for many, more shopping, additional gatherings, and extra preparations can also trigger feelings of overwhelm. On top of the challenges of the season, we are also dealing with poignant world circumstances that [...]

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Four Essential Oils to Relieve Stress and Enhance Physical Resiliency During the Fall

By | October 7th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Introduction The world events weigh heavily on our minds. The past few years have taken a large mental and physical toll on all of us. Thankfully, there are various ways we can support ourselves during these trying times. For example, one may find comfort in knowing that, underlying all this turmoil, there is [...]

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All the Reasons to Love Elemi Essential Oil

By | August 19th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

The Overlooked Elemi Oil As so often happens with me, I tend to befriend the underdog essential oils. So many aren’t getting the limelight they deserve and end up being overlooked. This is a shame, as they offer so many benefits. So, as an essential oils doctor, I feel the need to call [...]

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Essential Oils to Fortify the Mind-Body & Decrease Stress During the Holiday Season

By | December 5th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

The spirit of the season is upon us. This means the holiday rush is compiled atop of all the other happenings of current events. Anyone feeling a need for a little breather from all this stress, trauma, and drama? As many of you are aware, I am a strong proponent of how essential oils [...]

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